DENVER — One motorcyclist was transported to a hospital with serious injuries after a crash involving the motorcycle and a Denver police vehicle Friday morning.
The crash occurred at Gilpin Street and E. Colfax Avenue — a couple blocks north of Cheesman Park — around 5:45 a.m.
According to Jay Casillas with the Denver Police Department, the officer was driving westbound on Colfax and made a U-turn on Gilpin Street to head eastbound on Colfax when the officer’s vehicle collided with the motorcyclist.
The motorcyclist was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
It is not yet clear how the crash happened or who was at fault.
E. Colfax Avenue was closed in the area and reopened just before 9 a.m.
This is a developing story and will be updated.